The purpose of the Main Street Board is to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, works of art, documents, papers, pictures, records and writings of historical, traditional or cultural value; to perpetuate those customs of the people and traditions and folklore which seem to beautify and enrich the community life of Gladewater, Texas, to discover and work toward the development of areas of natural beauty and charm as well as those places of special natural history interest within the City of Gladewater, Texas and its environs; to disseminate knowledge, promote interest, encourage study and research and to act in an advisory capacity to interested groups of persons and organizations regarding those things already enumerated; and to cooperate with other persons, groups and agencies in effecting these objectives.
The Main Street Board meets the 1st Tuesday of every other month at 5:15 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce.
The Board consists of nine directors who serve a three year term, with a two term limitation and serve without compensation. Members shall be nominated by the Board and approved by a majority of the City Council.
The current Board members are as follows:
11/14-11/17 Elaine Roddy – Chairman
11/16-11/19 Robert Johnson – Vice Chairman
7/17-11/18 Claudette Clay
11/15-11/18 Lois Reed
7/17-11/18 Monty Graham
7/17-11/19 Keshia Lewis
11/16-11/19 Mark Armstrong
11/14-11/17 Jim Bardwell
11/14-11/17 Stephani Chance